[syslinux] Re: (no subject)

Petro petro at corp.vendio.com
Wed Oct 29 11:33:41 PST 2003

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 12:41:29AM -0500, Tom Diehl wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Petro wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 03:53:56PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > > Petro wrote:
> > > > Is this the right place to ask questions about PXE and booting linux via
> > > > PXE? 
> > > At least as long as you're using PXELINUX to do it...
> >     Hmmm...
> >     Well, it's the default c... that comes with Redhat 9, and syslinux
> >     2.00 is installed. 
> >     I'm running /usr/sbin/pxe and the (apparently unsupported) mtftpd
> >     server (why does Redhat do this silly sh**?). 
> They no longer do this. Even in redhat 9 you do not need the pxe package if you
> setup a dhcp server and tftp server.

    Hmm... Actually, I was more reffering to using stuff like mtftp as
    opposed to more "common" stuff. 

    But yeah, I've got the dhcp server and the tftp server running. 

> >     I suspect my problem is before I even get to that point though. When
> >     I'm trying to get a machine to boot I get this in my logs:
> >     PXE[2723]: PxeService: WinSock error 0x58 on UDP recvfrom() on Port 67
> >     Any ideas? Or do I need to rip out all this Redhat stuff and start
> >     over with the right software? 
> Ditch the pxe package and setup a dhcp server, tftp server, and use syslinux.
> Simple to setup and simple to use. See the syslinux home page for details.
> Once you have read the docs if you still have questions you can ask here.



Petro at corp.vendio.com                           ccpetro at vtext.com [sms] 
Unix Administrator                           2766480 at skytel.com [pager] 
Vendio Service Inc.                                  (650) 793-1650 [cell]

More information about the Syslinux mailing list